Friday, 13 January 2017

Running in Nepal to raise money for earthquake victims

Posted by speedygeoff on Friday, January 13, 2017 with No comments
"Cairns-based Som Tamang is no stranger to charity work, having founded Friends of Himalayan Children (FHC), which aims to halt child labour and slavery.

"On April 25, 2015, Mr Tamang lost his brother Amber in the magnitude 7.8 earthquake that killed almost 9,000 people.

"Shortly after the disaster he returned home to Batase, his family's remote mountain village north-east of Kathmandu, to find the children's hostel built by FHC had been reduced to rubble."



If you didn't catch the story on the ABC this week, the full story can be found at http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-01-08/running-for-recovery-to-help-nepal-earthquake-victims/8166652

"A larger Ultra Trail event has been organised for the earthquake anniversary on April 25 and will become an annual event."

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